Purchaser (f/m) - Vestas Global Procurement - Ulyanovsk Russia


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Do you want to be part of the Global Procurement team in Vestas and work closely with suppliers in one of the most dynamic and innovative companies in the renewable energy sector globally? Can you lead key initiatives, drive negotiation processes and manage supplier relationships? Then you might be our new Purchaser in the Powertrain & Nacelle (PTR & NAC) Area.
Purchaser (f/m) - Vestas Global Procurement – Ulyanovsk Russia
Manufacturing & Global Procurement, PTR & NAC
Vestas Global Procurement is overall responsible for all supply chain management activities within Vestas Wind System A/S, including Leading Cross Functional Category Teams, Negotiations, cost out initiatives, Category Strategy Development and Implementation, quality and delivery performance, supplier relationship management and Supplier Account Management.
The area for which the Purchaser is needed is the PTR & NAC area. The area consist of a 4 digit million EUR spend per year. Systems included in the area are Drivetrain, Hydraulics, Mechanicals, Weldments, Electrical components and C-parts.
Key responsibilities
You will lead key initiatives in Global Procurement focused on supply chain optimization. Working closely with the Category Teams and Key Stakeholders your main tasks are: 
Optimization the current supply base including the cost base
Become a dedicated part of the Category Team, working across different business units and time zones within Vestas. You will develop parts of, providing input to and drive implementation of the category strategies
Analyze cost structures, spend and demand patterns and Macro-economic effects and impacts on behalf of the entire team
Drive continuous improvement programs both internally and at the suppliers with special focus on cost saving initiatives, supplier optimization and component standardization
Ensure adherence to KPI’s set by Global Procurement in regards to safety, quality, cost, delivery, innovation and sustainability
Participate in selection, qualification, negotiation and contracting with suppliers within the category
Lead Value-chain improvements and analysis
Drive Best in Class initiatives and performance, thereby ensure we take the supply chain to the next level
The right candidate can be a newly graduated with a degree in either Supply Chain Management, Finance/Accounting, Sales/Marketing, Engineering or hold several years of work experience within Strategic Purchasing
Excellent communication skills including fluent English skills (both orally and in writing) 
Good working knowledge within PPT, Excel & Word is a must
SAP Experience is an advantage but not a requirement.
What we offer
We offer you an exciting and challenging job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development within the leading company in wind energy. You will be provided with a unique opportunity to set your foot prints within an essential area in Vestas. You will be an integral part of an international team, with a ‘can-do’ attitude and who are keen to make a difference.
Additional information
Please apply online.
Primary work location will be Ulyanovsk
Travel activities will be around 15 % of time.
About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on wind power solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 83 GW of wind turbines in 75 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.
Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 73 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.
Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 22,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at http://www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.


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